Eriophyidae

Navia, Denise, Duarte, Mercia Elias & Flechtmann, Carlos H. W., 2021, Eriophyoid mites (Acari: Prostigmata) from Brazil: an annotated checklist, Zootaxa 4997 (1), pp. 1-152: 56-60

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4997.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7E841E6-7ECB-4A59-89D3-7B001AB67EA7

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C38783-FF9F-C460-FF06-F8DD16877698

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Eriophyidae
status

 

Eriophyidae   , Phyllocoptinae   , Anthocoptini  

153 * Notostrix acuminata Navia & Flechtmann, 2003: 283   .

Type host. Acrocomia aculeata (Jacquin) Lodd. ex Martius   ( Arecaceae   ).

Type locality. Ibicatu, Piracicaba (22°46’43”S, 47°49’32”W), Sao Paulo, Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Additional host and locality in Brazil. On Syagrus oleracea (Mart.) Becc.   ( Arecaceae   ): São Pedro (22°38’58”S, 47°48’31”W) ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003), São Paulo.

Relationship to host plants. Vagrants on lower leaf surface; mites are covered with wax and appear as white stripes ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003).

Type host plant status. Native palm tree, not endemic, Native palm tree, not endemic, occurring in Cerrado and Mata Atlântica biomes in all regions ( Vianna & Campos-Rocha 2020).

Additional host plant status. S. oleracea   —native palm tree, endemic, occurring in Caatinga and Cerrado biomes ( Soares 2020). Cultivated as an ornamental in urban landscaping; species producing heart of palm, used in cooking ( Lorenzi et al. 1996).

154 Notostrix attenuata Keifer, 1963a: 7   .

Type host. Cocos nucifera   L. ( Arecaceae   )

Type locality. Guinobatan , Albay Province, Philippine Islands   .

Additional host and localities in Brazil. On C. nucifera   ( Arecaceae   ): Pirambu ( Flechtmann & Santana 1997b), Sergipe; on Acrocomia aculeata (Jacq.) Lodd. ex Mart.   ( Arecaceae   ): Piracicaba (22°42’30”S, 47°38’00”W) (Gondim Jr. 2000 in Navia & Flechtmann 2003), São Paulo; on Syagrus romanzoffiana (Cham.) Glassman   ( Arecaceae   ): Piracicaba (22°42’30”S, 47°38’00”W) (Gondim Jr. 2000 in Navia & Flechtmann 2003), São Paulo.

Relationship to host plant. Leaf vagrants on trees with Cadang ( Keifer 1963a). Collected from the lower surface leaf furrows off coconut ( Navia & Flechtmann, 2003). Symptoms were not reported in the additional host plants.

Remarks. Type species in the genus Notostrix   .

Type host plant status in Brazil. Naturalized palm tree ( Vianna 2020c), widely cultivated or disseminated in coastal and tropical areas in Northeast, North, Southeast and Mid-West Regions ( Lorenzi et al. 1996; 2006).

Additional host plant status in Brazil. A. aculeata   — native palm tree, not endemic, occurring in Cerrado and Mata Atlântica biomes in all regions ( Vianna & Campos-Rocha 2020); S. romanzoffiana   —native palm tree, not endemic, occurring in Cerrado, Mata Atlântica and Pampa biomes ( Soares 2020).

155 * Notostrix butiae Gondim, Flechtmann & De Moraes, 2000: 100   .

Type host. Butia eriospatha (Marc.) Becc.   ( Arecaceae   )

Type locality. Campus of Escola Superior de Agricultura “Luiz de Queiroz” ( USP-ESALQ), Piracicaba (22°42’30”S, 47°37’54”W), São Paulo, Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Additional host and localities in Brazil. On Attalea geraensis Barbosa Rodrigues   ( Arecaceae   ): Luiz Antônio (21°36’13”S, 47°47’17”W), Pirassununga (21°56’20”S, 47°28’26”W) and São Carlos (21°54’50”S, 47°49’21”W) ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003), São Paulo; on Butia archeri (Glassman)   ( Arecaceae   ): Pirassununga (21°56’20”S, 47°28’26”W) ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003), São Paulo; on Butia capitata Beccari   ( Arecaceae   ): Campinas (24°36’41”S, 47°53’23”W) ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003), São Paulo; on Syagrus microphylla Burret   ( Arecaceae   ): Luiz Antônio (21°36’13”S, 47°47’17”W) and Pirassununga (21°56’20”S, 47°28’26”W) ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003), São Paulo; on Syagrus quinquefaria Beccari   , presently referred as Syagrus coronata (Mart.) Becc.   ( Flora do Brasil 2020) ( Arecaceae   ): Piracicaba (22°42’30”S, 47°37’54”W) ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003), São Paulo.

Relationship to host plants. Vagrants on undersurface of leaves ( Gondim et al. 2000); in B. archeri   it was collected from buds and leaves ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003). Symptoms were not reported.

Remark. Females from B. archeri   , B. capitata   and S. microphylla   presented slightly longer setae, as well as a shorter and wider coverflap than the holotype ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003).

Type host plant status. Native palm tree, endemic, occurring in Mata Atlântica biome, mainly in the south ( Heiden et al. 2020).

Additional host plant status. A. geraensis   —native palm, not endemic, occurring in Cerrado biome ( Flora do Brasil 2020); B. archeri   and B. capitata   — native palm, endemic, occurring in Cerrado biome, mainly in the Central- West and Southeast regions ( Heiden et al. 2020); S. coronata   and S. microphylla   —native palm trees, endemic, occurring in Caatinga and Cerrado biomes ( Soares 2020).

156 * Notostrix exigua Flechtmann, 1998a: 113   .

Type host. Euterpe edulis Mart.   ( Arecaceae   )

Type locality. Itatiaia (Parque Nacional do Itatiaia 1000 m altitude), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   .

Additional host and localities in Brazil. On Bactris setosa Mart.   ( Arecaceae   ): Pariquera-Açu (24°36’41”S, 47°53’23”W) ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003), São Paulo; on E. edulis   ( Arecaceae   ): Reserva Estadual de Paraiso (22°29’23”S, 42°54’47”W) Guapimirim/ Cachoeiras de Macacú) ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003), Teresópolis (22°29’23”S, 42°54’47”W) (Navia et al. 2007), Rio de Janiero; Cananéia and Pariquera-Açu, (Gondim 2000), Piracicaba (22°42’30”S, 47°37’54”W) ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003), São Paulo; on Euterpe sp.   ( Arecaceae   ): Igarassu (Gondim 2000), Pernambuco.

Relationship to host plants. Vagrants on upper leaf surface; mites are covered with wax ( Flechtmann 1998a); in B. setosa   it was collected from buds and leaves ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003). Symptoms were not reported

Type host plant status. Native palm tree, not endemic, occurring in Cerrado and Mata Atlântica biomes ( Vianna 2020d).

Additional host plant status. B. setosa   —native palm tree, endemic, occurring in Cerrado, Mata Atlântica and Pampa biomes ( Lorenzi 2020a); Euterpe sp.   — native palm tree, not endemic, occurring in Amazônia, Cerrado and Mata Atlântica biomes ( Vianna 2020d).

157 * Notostrix fissipes Navia & Flechtmann, 2003: 273   .

Type host. Attalea dubia (Mart.) Burret   ( Arecaceae   )

Type locality. Pariquera-Açu (24°36’41”S, 47°53’23”W), São Paulo, Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Relationship to host plant. Vagrants on upper leaf surface; mites are covered with wax and appear as white stripes ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003).

Remark. Only known from the type host/locality.

Type host plant status. Native palm, endemic, occurring in Mata Atlântica biome, in the South and Southeast regions ( Flora do Brasil 2020)   .

158 Notostrix jamaicae Keifer, 1970: 27   .

Type host. Cocos nucifera   L. ( Arecaceae   )

Type locality. Woodstock , Jamaica   .

Additional host and localities in Brazil. On Attalea sp.   ( Arecaceae   ): Brasília ( Santana & Flechtmann 1998)   , Distrito Federal; on Syagrus romanzoffiana (Cham.) Glassmann   ( Arecaceae   ): Brasília ( Santana & Flechtmann 1998)   , Distrito Federal; locality not informed ( Santana & Flechtmann 1998), Rio de Janeiro.

Relationship to host plants. Vagrants in leaf furrows on the undersurface ( Keifer 1970). Symptoms were not reported.

Type host plant status in Brazil. Naturalized palm tree ( Vianna 2020c), widely cultivated or disseminated in coastal and tropical areas in Northeast, North, Southeast and Mid-West Regions ( Lorenzi et al. 1996; 2006).

Additional host plant status. Attalea sp.   - native palm tree, not endemic, occurring in Amazônia, Caatinga, Cerrado and Mata Atlântica biomes; S. romanzoffiana   - native palm tree, not endemic, occurring in Cerrado, Mata Atlântica and Pampa biomes ( Soares 2020).

159 * Notostrix juma Reis & Navia, 2014 b   in Reis et al. 2014b: 237.

Type host. Bactris glaucescens Drude   ( Arecaceae   ).

Type locality. Pantanal, (16º36′11″S, 56º45′29″O), Mato Grosso, Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Relationship to host plant. Vagrants on the lower leaf surface, along midribs. No symptoms were observed ( Reis et al. 2014b).

Remark. Only known from the type host/locality.

Type host plant status. Native palm, not endemic, occurring in Amazônia and Cerrado biomes ( Lorenzi 2020a).

160 * Notostrix longiseta Navia & Flechtmann, 2003: 280   .

Type host. Butia archeri (Glassman) Glassman   ( Arecaceae   )

Type locality. Pirassununga (21°56’20”S, 47°28’26”W), São Paulo, Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Relationship to host plant. Vagrants on upper leaf surface; mites are covered with wax and appear as white stripes ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003).

Remark. Only known from the type host/locality.

Type host plant status. Native palm, endemic, occurring in Cerrado, in the Central-west and southeast regions ( Heiden et al. 2020).

161 * Notostrix miniseta Navia & Flechtmann, 2003: 285   .

Type host. Bactris vulgaris Barbosa Rodrigues   ( Arecaceae   )

Type locality. Pariquera-Açu (24°36’41”S, 47°53’23”W), São Paulo, Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Additional host plant. On Bactris setosa Mart.   ( Arecaceae   ): Pariquera-Açu (24°36’41”S, 47°53’23”W), São Paulo ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003).

Relationship to host plants. Vagrants on upper leaf surface; mites are covered with wax and appear as white stripes ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003). Symptoms were not reported.

Remarks. Specimens collected from B. setosa   were slightly different from the type specimens ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003).

Type host plant status. Native palm tree, endemic, occurring in Mata Atlântica biome ( Lorenzi 2020a).

Additional host plant status. B. setosa   —native palm tree, endemic, occurring in Cerrado, Mata Atlântica and Pampa biomes ( Lorenzi 2020a).

162 * Notostrix nasutiformes Gondim, Flechtmann & De Moraes, 2000: 102   .

Type host. Cocos nucifera   L. ( Arecaceae   )

Type locality. Igarassu (27°53’28”S, 34°58’35”W), Pernambuco, Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Additional host and localities in Brazil. On C. nucifera   L. ( Arecaceae   ): Manaus ( Navia & Flechtmann 2004), Amazonas; Guaramiranga (4°16’S, 38°54’W) ( Barros 2017), Ceará; Recife (08°04’06”S, 34°55’00”W) (Vasconscelos et al. 2005), Pernambuco; on Attalea dubia (Mart.) Burret.   ( Arecaceae   ): locality not informed ( Gondim et al. 2000), Pariquera-Açu ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003) São Paulo; on Attalea phalerata Mart. ex Spreng.   ( Arecaceae   ): locality not informed ( Gondim et al. 2000), Piracicaba ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003), São Paulo; on Bactris gasipaes Kunth.   ( Arecaceae   ) and Bactris setosa Mart.   ( Arecaceae   ): locality not informed ( Gondim et al. 2000), Pariquera-Açu ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003), São Paulo; on Bactris ferruginea Burret.   ( Arecaceae   ): locality not informed ( Gondim et al. 2000), Igarassu ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003), Pernambuco; on Syagrus flexuosa (Mart.) Becc.   ( Arecaceae   ): Pantanal Norte (16°30′23″S, 56°40′34″N) ( Reis et al. 2014b), Mato Grosso.

Relationship to host plants. Vagrants on undersurface of leaves ( Gondim et al. 2000; Navia & Flechtmann 2003). Symptoms were not reported.

Type host plant status. Naturalized palm tree ( Vianna 2020c), widely cultivated or disseminated in coastal and tropical areas in Northeast, North, Southeast and Mid-West Regions ( Lorenzi et al. 1996; 2006).

Additional host plant status. A. dubia   —native palm, endemic, occurring in Mata Atlântica biome, in South and Southeast regions; A. phalerata   — native palm, not endemic, occurring in Amazônia and Cerrado biomes ( Flora do Brasil 2020); B. ferruginea   — native palm, endemic, occurring in Mata Atlântica biome; B. gasipaes   — native palm, not endemic, occurring in Amazônia biome; B. setosa   — native palm trees, endemic, occurring in Cerrado, Mata Atlântica and Pampa biomes ( Lorenzi 2020a); S. flexuosa   — native palm tree, endemic, occurring in Caatinga and Cerrado biomes ( Soares 2020).

163 * Notostrix speciosa Reis & Navia, 2014 b   in Reis et al. (2014b: 231).

Type host. Attalea speciosa Mart.   ex. Spreng ( Arecaceae   ).

Type locality. Guajará Mirim (10°48′01.47″S, 65°18′28.83″W), Rondônia, Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Relationship to host plant. Vagrants on the lower leaf surface, along midribs. No symptoms were observed ( Reis et al. 2014b).

Additional localities in Brazil. Pantanal Norte (16°30′23″S, 56°40′34″N) ( Reis et al. 2014b), Mato Grosso, Brazil, Brazil   .

Type host plant status. Native palm, endemic, occurring in Amazônia and Cerrado biomes ( Flora do Brasil 2020)   .

164 * Notostrix spinula Navia & Flechtmann, 2005b: 45   .

Type host. Mauritia flexuosa   L. ( Arecaceae   ).

Type locality. Manaus (2°57’S, 59°57’W), Amazonas , Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Relationship to host plant. Vagrants on lower surface of leaves, causing no apparent symptoms ( Navia & Flechtmann 2005b).

Remark. Only known from the type host/locality.

Type host plant status. Native palm tree, not endemic, occurring in Amazônia, Caatinga and Cerrado biomes ( Vianna 2020e).

165 * Notostrix trifida Navia & Flechtmann, 2003: 276   .

Type host. Lytocaryum hoehnei (Burret.) Toledo   , presently referred as Syagrus hoehnei (Burret.) Toledo   ( Arecaceae   ) ( Soares 2020).

Type locality. Morro Grande, Cotia (23°43’S, 46°51’W), São Paulo, Brazil GoogleMaps   .

Relationship to host plant. Vagrants on upper leaf surface; mites are covered with wax and appear as white stripes ( Navia & Flechtmann 2003).

Remark. Only known from the type host/locality.

Type host plant status. Native palm tree, endemic, occurring in Mata Atlântica biome, in the South and Southeast Regions ( Soares 2020).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Prostigmata

Family

Eriophyidae

Loc

Eriophyidae

Navia, Denise, Duarte, Mercia Elias & Flechtmann, Carlos H. W. 2021
2021
Loc

Notostrix jamaicae

Keifer, H. H. 1970: 27
1970
Loc

Notostrix attenuata

Keifer, H. H. 1963: 7
1963